How to receive Sigfox data from QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to receive Sigfox data from QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to receive Sigfox data from QNAP QIoT Suite Lite   In this tutorial, you will learn how to receive Sigfox data from QNAP QIoT Suite Lite.   Setting QIoT Suite Lite Establish an IoT Application, Things, and Resource (please refer to the tutorial: How to show DHT11 data on QIoT Dashboard? )   To learn how to acquire for Resource HTTP and HTTPS, please refer to the followings two links: How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP? How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS? If…

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How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite   In this tutorial, you will learn how to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite. Using the historical data access API, the limitation is that you have to create a thing on QIoT and confirm the data input type is numeric (int, float), and then it can output in count, sum, vmin, vmax, and vavg type normally.   And if your data received is from Node-RED (e.g., TCP, UDP, HTTP, and MQTT node), and…

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How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite Mass deployment can help you upload infromation & resourceinfo.json, and commands via SSH to multiple devices ( Only for devices support SSH with port number 22 )   Setting Device connection  Create the Thing and setup the resource   Choose the Thing you want to set up and then click the “Setup” button   Enter the device connection information:   Hostname : <IP Address> User Name : <User Name> Password : <Password>   You can test the entered information is…

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Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3 and Raspberry Pi. It is very easy and beneficial to combine QNAP X86 System NAS and Home Assistant. Notes : This tutorial only support on X86 system NAS, If you want to use it on ARM system, You should build docker image yourself, or search Home Assistant for ARM version on docker hub. Home Assistant can be easily installed on QNAP X86 System NAS by using Container Station app. For…

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How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?                                                            In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS.    Install AWS Greengrass  Go to QTS App Center, find “AWS Greengrass” and click “install”   Configuring AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT cloud To configure AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT,  refer to : https://docs.aws.amazon.com/greengrass/latest/developerguide/gg-config.html    (* You do not need…

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QNAP Unveils QBoat Sunny, a Single-Board IoT Mini Server for IoT Developers

QNAP Unveils QBoat Sunny, a Single-Board IoT Mini Server for IoT Developers

Taipei, Taiwan, November 14, 2017 – QNAP® Systems (QNAP®) today launched the all-new QBoat Sunny, a small and powerful single-board Internet of Things (IoT) mini server for IoT developers. QBoat Sunny can connect to versatile IoT development boards, devices and applications, and be used as a server for small-scale/private IoT applications, or a fog computing node/gateway in large-scale/public IoT environments. The high-performance QBoat Sunny can save significant bandwidth fees and cloud computing costs for developers, and integrate into various usage scenarios. QBoat Sunny provides unprecedented processing and storage performance with its Annapurna…

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How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite

How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn three methods for backing up QIoT Suite Lite: Only Node-RED backup IoT Application backup (includes dashboard, rules, things) System-wide backup(advanced) 1. Only Node-RED backup Open QIoT Suite Lite and go to Rules. Choose the Rule to backup. Click Menu > Export > Clipboard Choose the style to backup. Click “Export to clipboard“. Log into the NAS account you want to import the QIoT Application Go to the IoT Application and go to the Rule. Click Menu > Import >Clipboard. Attach the nodes you have…

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How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?  Step: Connect to your NAS via SSH. Enter the command “system-docker exec -ti qiot-node-red bash“. Go to the node-red directory: “cd /usr/local/lib/node_modules/node-red“ Use the node that npm needs for installation (for example: “npm install node-red-contrib-chatbot“) Leave SSH and open QIoT Suite Lite. Stop your IoT Application and then start it again. You will see the module you just added. (Some module require you to stop and re-start QIoT Suite Lite from the QTS APP Center)    ※ Note: If your…

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Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open QVR Pro and set the event  For information on installing QVR Pro, please visit https://www.qnap.com/en/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-install-qvr-pro-beta  Once installed, start QVR Pro, and open “Event Management”. Click “+” to create a new rule. Enter a “Name” (for example: QIoT). (The “Description” is optional) Click “Next“. In “If –>The following event(s) occur“, click “Add“. In “Add Event“: Name: Enter a preferred name (for example: “QIoT”). Type: Choose “Event URL“. Enter an “Event source…

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How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open Container Station and Set Up MongoDB Click “Container Station“. Click “Create Container“. Go to MongoDB and click “Install” (Click “MongoDB” for more information). Click “Create” This will install an empty container. You will need to install, remove, and then install a new MongoDB. Choose the container and remove it. Choose “Create Container“, and click “Install” to rebuild the MongoDB. In Command, enter “mongod –auth“. Click “Advanced Settings“. Go…

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